D V Raichur

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Capillary refill time (CRT) is yet to be established as a specific clinical sign of peripheral circulation in neonates. This study was conducted to assess the influence of four body sites used for measurement, interobserver variability, sex, birth weight, age at assessment and room temperature on CRT recorded in healthy term neonates, at bedside. Two(More)
In neonates arterial cannulation is a relatively difficult procedure without the aid of transillumination. This paper discusses a simple method to make the radial artery prominent in neonates. The principle used is displacement of perivascular interstitial fluid to make the course of the artery visible so that, under direct vision, cannulation of the artery(More)
Professional appearance of a pediatrician is an important element affecting the perception of competence of the doctor among patients and their parents/guardians, thus influencing their compliance. As there is no study on this issue addressing the Indian scene, we requested responses to a questionnaire containing 15 questions from the parents/guardians of(More)
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